Vietnam may have seen an over 50% decline in the number of tourist arrivals over the past five months due to Covid-19 but the situation is only expected to worsen, as the crisis has been forecast to reach its peak in the next few months, with even large travel companies finding it tough to survive.
A tourism demand stimulus alliance will be set up which will cut tour and service fees by 50 percent while ensuring high quality and safety, according to Nguyen Huu Tho, chair of the Vietnam Tourism Association.
Many businesses, travel agencies, restaurants, hotels, and other destinations have simultaneously reduced ticket prices and offered special deals to attract tourists
With Covid-19 still affecting many countries, Vietnam is not yet ready to open up to international tourists, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Wednesday.
The tourism sector of Hanoi is aiming to receive between 10 million and 11 million domestic tourists ahead in the second half of the year, with a particular focus placed on solutions to restore tourism activities following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
With its breathtaking landscapes and distinctive culture, northwestern region captures hearts of people with wanderlust.
The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 22 coordinated with national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines to hold a seminar on tourism promotion in the post-COVID-19 period.
It’s the watering season for the terraced fields in the mountains of Bac Ha District in the northern province of Lao Cai.
‘Vietnamese travel Vietnam’, the program initiated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, officially kicked off on June 1.
Vietnam is considering the possibility of resuming international travel with a number of countries after the novel coronavirus pandemic has been bought under control in the country.
Tourism and culture minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien encourages people to go on travelling within the country as a key means to boost the ailing sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a “foundation” to economic recovery.
Travel firms have urged the government to conduct negotiations with some countries to obtain bilateral agreements on market reopening soon or at the same time as regional rivals.
After the easing of social distancing measures and the control of COVID-19, Vietnam’s tourism industry is beginning to bounce back.
The northern province of Ninh Binh will continue to be host of National Tourism Year in 2021 after activities within this year’s programme were cancelled due to COVID-19.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced plans to reopen international air routes as of July 1 to several destinations in the Republic of Korea (RoK), Taiwan (China), Hong Kong (China), and across Southeast Asia.